The Bulwark Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

406 episodes of The Bulwark Podcast since the first episode, which aired on December 21st, 2018.

  • Bill Kristol on God, Man, and Trump

    August 7th, 2020  |  47 mins 14 secs
    bill hagerty, congress, conservatism, covid-19, david brooks, donald trump, executive orders, god, gop, joe biden, mitt romney, religion, stimulus, taxes, tennessee primary, tnsen

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the President's new religious case against Joe Biden, the President's threats to use Obama-esque Executive Orders to circumvent Congress on the COVID-19 response, and Trump and his future in the GOP.

  • Tim Miller on the GOP's Spineless Future

    August 6th, 2020  |  53 mins 7 secs
    2020, bill hagerty, debates, donald trump, election, gop, jerry falwell jr., joe biden, kanye west, mitt romney, primaries, senate, tngop

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Tim Miller joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the bizarre Jerry Falwell, Jr. interview, the 2020 election and debates, Kanye, and the spinelessness of Tennessee's Bill Hagerty.

  • Rick Wilson on Attacking the Death Star

    August 5th, 2020  |  47 mins 32 secs
    2020, ads, death star, donald trump, fear, jared kushner, joe biden, lincoln project, rick wilson, schools, shame

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Rick Wilson joins Charlie Sykes to discuss his forthcoming book, "Running Against the Devil", the Lincoln Project's plan to attack the Trumpian death star, and the politics of pain as a teacher.

  • Tom Nichols on Trump’s Amazing Interview

    August 4th, 2020  |  52 mins 52 secs
    2020, 2024, burn it all down, john lewis, trump, trumpism

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Tom Nichols joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the 2020 election, the 2024 election, as well as the "burn it all down" debate within the GOP.

  • Stuart Stevens: Is the GOP Willing to Lose?

    August 3rd, 2020  |  59 mins 15 secs
    2020, 2024, agenda, character, credibility, democrats, destiny, donald trump, elections, gop, joe biden, rules

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Stuart Stevens joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the "burn it down" mentality of Never Trump, 2020, 2024, whether the party wants to change, and if character is destiny.

  • Amanda Carpenter on the Doom Loop

    July 31st, 2020  |  53 mins 29 secs
    covid-19, delaying the election, donald trump, doom loop, herman cain, jared kushner, john lewis, veepstakes

    Amanda Carpenter joins Charlie Sykes to talk about how Trump is gaslighting the election, the doom loop between Trump and his enablers, and the passing of Herman Cain.

  • Norman Eisen on The United States V. Donald J. Trump

    July 30th, 2020  |  39 mins 5 secs
    behind the scenes, donald trump, impeachment, john bolton, norman eisen, robert mueller, trial

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Norman Eisen joins Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book "A Case for the American People: The United States v. Donald J. Trump" and what it was like behind the scenes during impeachment.

  • David Priess on Demon Sperm and Bill Barr

    July 29th, 2020  |  55 mins 42 secs
    bill barr, capitol hill, covid-19, demon sperm, donald trump, louie gohmert, russian bounties, stella immanuel, tax code, veepstakes

    On today's Bulwark Podcast David Priess joins Charlie Sykes to discuss Bill Barr's visit to Capitol Hill, Trump's answer on Russian bounties, his bizarre defense of the Demon Sperm doctor, and discussions about COVID-19 relief and the Veepstakes.

  • Lewis vs. Sykes on Burning Down the GOP

    July 28th, 2020  |  56 mins 52 secs
    2020, charlie kirk, covid-19, donald trump, elections, gop, mobs, ron desantis, senate

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Matt Lewis joins Charlie Sykes to discuss whether Trump skeptics should make downballot Republicans pay for Trumpism. Plus, a chat over COVID-19 and Democratic governors and mobs.

  • Rick Tyler on Why Trump is Not a Conservative

    July 27th, 2020  |  49 mins 37 secs
    2020, conservatism, donald trump, elections, gop, rick tyler, still right, trumpism

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Rick Tyler joins Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: "Still Right: An Immigrant-Loving, Hybrid-Driving, Composting American Makes the Case for Conservatism" and a discussion on the future of conservatism and Trumpism and whether the two can coincide.

  • Bill Kristol's Week in Review

    July 24th, 2020  |  45 mins 26 secs
    2020, coronavirus, covid-19, elections, ghislaine maxwell, gop, liz cheney, policy, politics, senate, stimulus

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the conventions, the debate on policy vs. punishment for Trumpism, Ghislaine Maxwell, and the latest debates about a stimulus bill.

  • Kim Wehle on Cognitive Tests, Portland, and 2020

    July 23rd, 2020  |  49 mins 18 secs
    2020, census, congress, covid-19, dhs, donald trump, elections, insurrection act, mail in voting, policing, portland

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Kim Wehle joins Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's strange obsession with a cognitive test, the DHS descending on Portland, and the 2020 election.

  • Jake Tapper on The Outpost, Trump, and 2020

    July 22nd, 2020  |  49 mins 25 secs
    2020, donald trump, jake tapper, the outpost

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Jake Tapper joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss "The Outpost" a movie based on his book, and the latest about the 2020 election.

  • Claire McCaskill on Politics and Reality TV

    July 21st, 2020  |  43 mins 23 secs
    bipartisanship, claire mccaskill, compromise, covid-19, dhs, donald trump, missouri, mitch mcconnell, oversight, police reform, portland, protests, scotus, stimulus, u.s. senate

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Claire McCaskill joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the latest happenings in Missouri, Portland, the politics of Trumpian reality TV, and the future of the Senate.

  • Daniel Drezner on Trump's Chris Wallace Interview Disaster

    July 20th, 2020  |  53 mins 3 secs
    2020, chris wallace, donald trump, fox news sunday, joe biden, prospect theory

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Daniel Drezner joins Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's disastrous interview with Chris Wallace, the last six months until the inauguration, and the "prospect theory" and President Trump's high risk moves.

  • Amanda Carpenter on Our Looming Election Chaos

    July 17th, 2020  |  53 mins 41 secs
    2020, covid-19, donald trump, georgia, jeff sessions, joe biden, justin amash, polls, recount

    On today's Bulwark Podcast, Amanda Carpenter joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the latest 2020 polls, and why we should expect a recount in 2020. Plus, a discussion about the end of the careers of Justin Amash and Jeff Sessions.